Burton

@ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

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24 June 2017

8.00pm

Up to £12.50

Burton vividly presents the life of the great Welsh actor in his own words from humble beginnings to Hollywood mega-stardom.

Beautiful women (not least Liz Taylor), alcohol, wealth, stage and screen are the threads woven into this sad, happy, exuberant often hilarious one-man show.

Drink was the only real anodyne to his deteriorating health and mental state, his doomed tempestuous relationship with Taylor and his constant guilt over the abandonment of his family.

Written by Gwynne Edwards, directed by Gareth Armstrong and performed by Rhodri Miles (Game of Thrones, Eastern Promises), Burton was the winner of ‘Best International Show’ at the Hollywood Fringe Festival 2010.

“a brilliant and gripping portrait” LA Weekly

Running time: 70 minutes with no interval

BITESIZE drama is a great way to enjoy great new short plays with great food from The Little Angel Café. Your BITESIZE ticket covers the show, accompanying food and a drink of your choice (available from 1 hour prior to the show).

Venue
Queen's Hall
Beaumont Street
Hexham
NE46 3LS

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